In The Wider Community

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LGBTQ COMMUNITY POTLUCK

posted Apr 25, 2018, 10:22 AM by Westminster United Church

You are invited to an LGBTQ Community and Allies Potluck and Discussion on Saturday, May 5, 2018. Mingling starts at 6:00 pm and dinner starts promptly at 6:30 pm. Our guest speaker will be rainbow community advocate, lawyer, adventurer and blogger Bruce Walker. He will be discussing the history of homophobia, and how it has become a part of criminal law in Canada. Parkminster United Church (275 Erb St. E., Waterloo). For more information, e-mail eforde@sentex.ca.

WORLD LAUGHTER DAY

posted Apr 25, 2018, 10:21 AM by Westminster United Church

Come and join us on Sunday, May 6, 2018 for laughter, food, and conversation. World Laughter Day promotes laughter for improving physical and mental health, and promoting world peace! Replace your stress hormones with feel-good hormones, and replace anger, hatred, and war with peace and love!  Laughter starts at 2:00 pm and potluck dinner starts at 5:00 pm.   Laughter is at: Gazebo, Roos Island, Victoria Park, Kitchener (if weather is good).  Potluck and bad weather location: Parkminster United Church (275 Erb St. E., Waterloo, in gym).  For more information, e-mail kevedsmith@gmail.com.

CARD & GAMES PARTY

posted Apr 25, 2018, 10:21 AM by Westminster United Church

Enjoy a Card & Games Party on Saturday, May 12, 2018 at Forest Hill United from 7:00 p.m. to 10:00 p.m., starting with dessert buffet.  Tickets are $15 from Forest Hill United Church office (mornings) or Margot 519-742-6047.  Bridge, Euchre, Hearts, Skip Bo, Sequence, Cribbage.... come join the fun!  All income supports an adopted child overseas.  Reserve a table or come by yourself and we will match you with other players.

CAREGIVERS CONFERENCE

posted Apr 10, 2018, 7:23 AM by Westminster United Church

"Take Care to Give Care" is a one day conference for caregivers and those who work with them, on Thursday May 31, 2018, 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. at Conestoga Place (110 Manitou Dr., Kitchener).  This event is FREE for caregivers, with a small fee for professionals.  Presenters from the Reitman Centre for Alzheimer's Support and Training are Dr. Virginia Wesson on "Caregivers: Champions of Dementia Care" and Dr. Rhonda Feldman on "Monitoring Caregiver Stress and Wellbeing", as well as Christa Haanstra from The Change Foundation on: "What Have Caregivers Been Saying". Register online: www.hospicewaterloo.ca/take-care-to-give-care, or contact Rosalind at 519-772-8787 ext. 225, or email: rosalindh@cscmow.org

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